Taiwan Weekly is a newsletter released every week by Fair Winds Foundation, Association of Foreign Relations and Taipei Forum that provides coverage and perspectives into the latest developments in Taiwan.

Taiwan's DPP, KMT Take Opposing Stances on 75th Anniversary of Retrocession

While the Kuomintang (KMT) and the mainland China hosted multiple events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Taiwan’s retrocession on October 25, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Taiwan did not organize any event of celebration.

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Taiwan's Press Freedom Under Siege as Critical CtiTV News Expects License Revoked

The hearsay that Chung Tien Television (CtiTV) News will be shut down by the government withdrawing the channel’s license has made a lot of noise in Taiwan this week.

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In National Day Address, President Tsai Calls Upon Beijing for Dialogue

In her National Day address yesterday, President Tsai Ing-wen stated that her administration is determined to maintain stability in cross-strait relations, but Taiwan cannot shoulder it alone.

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Trump's Virus Diagnosis Shocks the World

On the early morning of October 2, President Donald Trump of the United States and his wife Melania Trump announced that they have been diagnosed positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Foreign Minister: Taiwan Will Not Seek Diplomatic Relations with U.S. For Now

As the election campaigns in the United States as well as U.S.-China diplomatic confrontation and military rivalry continue to intensify, there have been calls for establishing diplomatic relations between the United States and Taiwan.

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U.S. Under Secretary of State Visits Taiwan, Drawing Provocation by Chinese Jets

Under Secretary of State Keith Krach of the United States arrived in Taiwan on the evening of the September 17.

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Facing PRC Military Exercises, President Tsai Warns Intruders

Recently, both U.S. and Chinese military aircraft and ships have continuously appeared in the airspace and sea around Taiwan.

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Local Governments in Taiwan Resist Import of U.S. Pork Containing Ractopamine

On August 28, President Tsai Ing-Wen made an announcement that Taiwan will lift import restrictions on American pork containing ractopamine, as well as beef of cattle over 30 months of age.

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President Tsai Self-Contradictory, Lifts Import Restrictions on U.S. Pork Containing Ractopamine

President Tsai Ing-wen announced that starting next year, U.S. pork and beef imports will be open and expanded.

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Is War Looming in the Taiwan Strait?

Former President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that after the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took power in 2016, relations across the Taiwan Strait have quickly frozen.

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